GERMAN camera maker Leica recently unveiled its latest camera, the V-Lux 3, in Kuala Lumpur.
The super zoom class camera offers a 24x optical zoom on a fixed f/2.8-5.2 lens, that covers an enormous 25-600mm (in 35mm format) focal range.
It has a 12.1-megapixel CMOS sensor that Leica claims delivers great-looking and noise-free images even in adverse lighting conditions.
In addition to capturing photos, the V-Lux 3 captures full HD videos in AVCHD format at 60 frames per second.
Leica says that the camera offers smoother zooming when recording videos thanks to its powered zoom lens.
Another highlight of the camera is its fast burst-shooting rate of 12 frames per second at full resolution, giving photographers the ability to capture that key moment in motion.
The V-Lux 3 also has an adjustable 3in LCD display that can be twisted in any direction, opening up new ways for photographers to compose their shots.
Leica says the camera comes bundled with Adobe Photoshop Elements for editing photos and Adobe Premier Elements for processing videos recorded by the camera.
The Leica V-Lux 3 is available now for RM3,300. — CHONG JINN XIUNG